E-books: Coastal Management

  • Practical Handbook of Marine Science book cover

    Practical Handbook of Marine Science

    4th Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    Key features: Includes an entirely new in-depth section devoted to Climate Change and Climate Change Effects Adds new sections on Estuaries, Beaches, Barrier Islands, Shellfish, Macroalgae, Food Chains, Food Webs, Trophic Dynamics, System Productivity, Physical-Chemical-Biological Alteration, and…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Stewarding the Sound: The Challenge of Managing Sensitive Coastal Ecosystems book cover

    Stewarding the Sound

    The Challenge of Managing Sensitive Coastal Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah Bendell, Patricia Gallaugher, Shelley McKeachie, Laurie Wood

    Stewarding the Sound uses different perspectives to build awareness of the wealth and fragility of this ecosystem by balancing economic and social needs with conservation. This book, the first ever compilation of the ecological importance of the Sound, demonstrates the cumulative stresses that are…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    CRC Press

  • Flood Risk Management: Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities book cover

    Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Surfing and Sustainability book cover

    Surfing and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Gregory Borne

    Surfing and Sustainability presents a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy, providing important insights into the field of sustainability and arguing that the activity of surfing offers a unique opportunity to explore the ambiguity of…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Coastal Engineering: Processes, Theory and Design Practice book cover

    Coastal Engineering

    Processes, Theory and Design Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Dominic Reeve, Andrew Chadwick, Christopher Fleming

    Effective coastal engineering is expensive, but it is not as costly as neglect or ineffective intervention. Good practice needs to be based on sound principles, but theoretical work and modelling also need to be well grounded in practice, which is continuously evolving. Conceptual and detailed…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    CRC Press

  • Global Change in Marine Systems: Societal and Governing Responses book cover

    Global Change in Marine Systems

    Societal and Governing Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrice Guillotreau, Alida Bundy, R. Ian Perry

    Marine social and ecological systems around the world face multiple natural and anthropogenic stressors associated with global change. The resulting changes can create hardship for local societies that depend on them for food, livelihoods and wellbeing. Knowing how to respond to global change in a…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • Ports and the Environment: Maritime Policy and Management book cover

    Ports and the Environment

    Maritime Policy and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meifeng Luo, Tsz Leung Yip

    Ports are a vital part of the global economy, connecting the world through maritime transport networks, promoting international trade, and supporting global economic growth. However, port communities are increasingly concerned about the local environmental problems associated with air pollution…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Marine and Coastal Resource Management: Principles and Practice book cover

    Marine and Coastal Resource Management

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Green, Jeffrey L. Payne

    In this new and highly original textbook for a range of interdisciplinary courses and degree programmes focusing on marine and coastal resource management, readers are offered an introduction to the subject matter, a broad perspective and understanding, case study applications, and a reference…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy: Communities, Culture and Nature book cover

    Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy

    Communities, Culture and Nature, 1st Edition

    By Kerrie Foxwell-Norton

    The vast majority of the world’s population lives on or near the coast. These communities are an extraordinary and largely untapped resource that can be used to mitigate planetary disaster and foster environmental stewardship. Repeated waves of scientific fact and information are not inciting…

    eBook – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Environmental Management Revision Guide: For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management book cover

    Environmental Management Revision Guide

    For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Backhouse

    The Environmental Management Revision Guide: For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to Brian Waters’ NEBOSH-endorsed textbook…

    eBook – 2017-09-04
    Routledge

  • Management Science in Fisheries: An introduction to simulation-based methods book cover

    Management Science in Fisheries

    An introduction to simulation-based methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles T.T. Edwards, Dorothy J. Dankel

    A key goal of fisheries management is to regulate extractive pressure on a resource so as to ensure social, economic and ecological sustainability. This text provides an accessible entry point for students and professionals to management science as developed in fisheries, in order to facilitate…

    eBook – 2016-02-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • External Costs of Coastal Beach Pollution: An Hedonic Approach book cover

    External Costs of Coastal Beach Pollution

    An Hedonic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Wilman

    In this title, originally published in 1984, Wilman develops and describes a methodology for imputing a monetary value to the loss in beach recreational services that would result from a hypothetical oil spill in the Georges Bank area off Massachusetts. Combining an oil-spill risk analysis model…

    eBook – 2015-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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